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India Must Recover Metals from Scraps and Other Metalic Wastes for Sustainable Development

India has modest reserves of iron ore, bauxite and coal, but very little deposits of other non-ferrous metals. Considering the increasing need in the country for iron, aluminium and other metals during future years. It is apprehended that, the mineral resources of the country may be exhausted soon. In view of this, it is essential to conserve these as much ...

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Government committed towards providing clean and green energy at cheaper rate: Union Environment Minister 

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate change has decided to relax the mandatory charging of lease rent of Rs. 30,000/- per MW for wind power projects. In a review meeting Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Prakash Javadekar took a conscious decision to relax the condition of charging the lease rent of Rs. 30,000/- per MW ...

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Environment Minister Releases India’s National Redd+ Strategy 

Reiterating India’s commitment to Paris Agreement on Climate Change, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has emphasised that the cooperation and involvement of the tribals,  other forest dwelling people and  the society as a whole, is crucial for the implementation of the REDD+ strategy.  Speaking at the release of ‘National REDD+ Strategy India’ here today, ...

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Environment & Skill Development Ministries Sign MoU to train one lakh RAC Service Technicians 

Emphasising that India is being globally lauded for its green initiatives and commitment to environment and climate change, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan today said that Skill India is an endeavour by the Government to act as a catalyst in bringing about a change by skilling, up-skilling and re-skilling technicians to bring down the ...

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National Adaptation Fund for Climate Change

 “The National Adaptation Fund for Climate Change (NAFCC) is a Central Sector Scheme which was set up in the year 2015-16. The overall aim of NAFCC is to support concrete adaptation activities which mitigate the adverse effects of climate change. The activities under this scheme are implemented in a project mode. The projects related to adaptation in sectors such as ...

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Water Conservation in Industries

Water can no longer be taken for granted.  It needs to be managed judiciously through measures to conserve, recover, and reuse, especially in industries that consume large quantities of water. Conservation, recovery and reuse must be practiced by all industries on a continuous basis to ensure availability of adequate quantity of fresh water for use. National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee. The population ...

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